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Quick Tip Tuesday: Helping Students Collaborate on STEM Challenges

Today’s quick tip is to help you help your students actually collaborate with each other during STEM Challenges!     In the video, I mentioned a couple of 4 C’s...

Quick Tip Tuesday: Don’t Treat STEM Challenges Like Quick Writes

Yes, we have to make compromises with instructional minutes, but skipping the second build of a STEM Challenge shouldn’t be one — at least not on a regular basis! Find...

Easter STEM Challenge – Carrot Carriage

Whether or not you celebrate Easter, the Carrot Carriage STEM Challenge is too much brain-busting fun to pass up.   Working against a criteria & constraints list, students design a...

Quick Tip Tuesday: Student Budgets, Another Take

Whether you’re a fan of using student budgets with your STEM Challenges or not, check out this quick tip from a viewer that I LOVE!  😍     For more...

St. Patrick’s Day STEM Challenge – Snake Snatcher

If you’re tired of leprechaun traps already, Snake Snatcher is the perfect St. Patrick’s Day STEM Challenge for you! In this challenge, students build a device to rid Ireland of...

Teaching Students to Persevere During STEM Challenges

Be honest — have you ever been profoundly irritated or disappointed in how quickly your students give up when things get tough during a STEM Challenge? Have you lamented their...